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In the latest book of the Bluebonnet Series, our favorite armadillo explores the Ocean Star Museum in Galveston, Texas. On the boardwalk at the Galveston harbor, Bluebonnet meets Red, the knowledgeable brown pelican, who persuades her to follow a class on their tour of the museum. Bluebonnet secretly follows the group and learns about the offshore oil system, life on a drilling rig, and offshore oil history.
When the first emperor of China falls under the influence of an evil prime minister out to abolish education, a wise scholar and his son flee for the mountains. During their time hiding in a secluded cave, the young boy discovers a site that contains a complete militia made of clay. Archers kneel with bows, and soldiers stand with attention. Cloaked with the finest garb and weaponry, the warriors resemble real-life soldiers. After making the startling discovery, the boy conjectures the reason for the clay army’s creation.
Wacky measurements and twisted timing create confusion as two young monsters try to figure out how much time they have and how many ingredients they need to make the perfect boggish cake.
The first week in his new school, Thomas spends a lot of time thinking—about making new friends, being late to class, and getting his homework done. When his science teacher, Mr. Lunar, assigns each student a project on the solar system, Thomas begins to spend his time thinking and reading about the solar system. He knows that, in order to show what an excellent student he is, his will have to be a very special science project. Hardcover.
Clever Chuan makes his third appearance, this time as an artist’s apprentice for the warlord, in this story about the compass. When some strangers feel they have been cheated in the market, Chuan serves as interpreter in the dispute, and for his trouble, both he and the artist are kidnapped and, together with the strangers, are taken through the desert. Hardcover.
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